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Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
+1 614-890-3663
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Westerville, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a pleasant atmosphere. The staff is friendly. A good amount of choices with some speciality items. Wait time is reasonable. Prices are midrange like around $15 per meal. Food is good.

Thank Candace S
Worthington, Ohio
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first impression was shaky, because the hostess really didn't want to be bothered to seat us or tell us anything as she slapped the menus on the table and walked off to play on her phone. Our server was very good at first, gave us time to check out the menu, got a sample of the BBQ gravy for... More 

Thank Alan M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good pub food, my group had the fish and chips, quesadillas, and double bacon cheeseburger, Marguerite pizza, all were good. Also appreciated our server, Tessa. We had a Deaf friend in out group. Tessa is fluent in American Sign Language, which was very cool and nice for us.

Thank debbtatro
Columbus, Ohio
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great pepp & pepp pizza, along with a full bodied, flavorful malbec. Plus, our waiter was attentive & engaging! I'll definitely return for another happy hour with friends!

Thank Rachel W
Westerville, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best pan-seared salmon dinner ever. If you like salmon you must try this dinner served with sticky rice and stir-fried vegetables. The salmon has a soy glaze that accents the flavor. Make sure you ask for extra glaze.

Thank Bossman2009
Westerville, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my faves in the Polaris/Westerville area, The menu offers great variety and very nice heated fireplace. I definitely recommend.

Thank Mindy S
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Our waiter was top notch, but the food was just okay. I ordered a reuben and the proportion of meat/cheese/sauerkraut/dressing was not correct so I basically had a sloppy corned beef sandwich with dressing. I had sweet potato fries instead of regular fries and the portion size was disappointing. Overall, eh...

Thank Ann B
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Parking lot on side is tight but there is additional parking around the back. There are daily specials for lunch and affordable. I was very surprised about the portion size and value for the price. Service was average but food was great.

Thank Diane A
Westerville, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We eat at the Rusty Bucket frequently. Good service, great, consistent food and prices are not too bad!

Thank jcwilt
Milan, Italy
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and it was a great choice. The place is very pretty, with tables also outside. The menu is offering different dishes among which you find out what you like. I tasted the Patty Melt: it was well done. Try it if you stay there. The service was very good.

Thank Antonio D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Westerville
  • Phone Number: +1 614-890-3663
It's what every neighborhood needs. A fun, fast, and friendly place to dine, celebrate, or just hang. And be all of those things to families, children, singles, grandparents, students and business people. That's the thinking behind the concept of the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. And it's what you'll find in every corner of each and every one. From the menu - a combination of updated familiar favorites designed to delight food lovers of every type and age - to the warmth of the naturalistic decor, underscored by a staff that embodies Genuine Hospitality, Rusty Bucket feels immediately familiar and comfortable to anyone that walks in.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?